Microsoft's 70-646

MCTS: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

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The Microsoft 70-646 exam is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills to manage the infrastructure, Web and IT application servers. They incorporate both the planning of the server infrastructure and key aspects of implementation, management and maintenance of Active Directory and Network Infrastructure. uCertify’s guaranteed certification prep for 70-646 is comprehensive and helps you not only earn your certification in the shortest time possible, but to also gain the knowledge required on the job. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify prepkit

Prepare for the following certifications

The exam 70-646 is a required part of Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator certification which consists of two more exams 70-640 and 70-642. The exam is targeted at the Server Administrators who are responsible for the operations and day-to-day management of an infrastructure of Windows Server 2008 R2 servers for an enterprise organization. The exam covers the planning, operations and day-to-day maintenance of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 servers in the enterprise.

Skills Measured

  • Server Deployment
  • Server Management
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Servers
  • Plan Application and Data Provisioning
  • Plan for Business Continuity and High Availability

70-646 Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there are no minimum or maximum restrictions placed by uCertify. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience, as well as your availability. We recommend at least 3 weeks and you should have at least a year of experience in managing and administering Windows Server 2008.

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70-646 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Server 2008
    • Windows Server 2008 Editions
    • Key Benefits of Windows Server 2008
    • New Features of Windows Server 2008
    • Installing Windows Server 2008
    • Review of Active Directory
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 2: Planning Server Deployments
    • Introducing Windows Deployment Services
    • Introducing Server Core
    • Creating a Rollback Plan
    • Utilizing Virtualization
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 3: Using Windows Server 2008 Management Tools
    • Server-Monitoring Tools
    • Remote Management
    • Windows Server Update Services
    • System Center Configuration Manager
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 4: Monitoring and Maintaining Network Infrastructure Servers
    • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
    • Domain Name System
    • Windows Internet Naming Service
    • Network Access Protection
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 5: Monitoring and Maintaining Active Directory
    • Basic Active Directory roles
    • Active Directory Roles
    • Active Directory Rights and Permissions
    • Active Directory Backup and Recovery
    • Group Policy
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 6: Monitoring and Maintaining Print and File Servers
    • File Servers
    • Print Servers
    • Distributed File System
    • SharePoint Services
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 7: Planning Terminal Services Servers
    • Terminal Services Servers
    • Internet Information Services
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 8: Planning Windows Server 2008 Security
    • Disk-Level Security with BitLocker
    • Encrypting File System
    • Auditing for Server Security
    • Network Security
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 9: Planning Business Continuity and High Availability
    • Shadow Copies
    • Disks
    • Failover Clustering
    • Network Load Balancing
    • Windows Server Backup Features
    • Windows Recovery Environment
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions

Career Prospects

A MCSA: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Windows Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Network Administrator

70-646 Exam FAQ's

What certificate do I earn on passing the vendor certificationS?
If you pass Microsoft's 70-646 exam you will get credit towards the following certificationS:
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 150

Net price does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions or membership discounts you may have.

Where do I take the exam?
The Microsoft 70-646 exam is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of linear, performance based, and multiple choice questions.
What is the Pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCSA: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should have a working knowledge of Windows Server 2008.
How many questions are asked on the exam?
The exam contains 55 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 minutes
What is the passing score?
700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-646 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A 14-day waiting period will also be imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. Candidates are allowed to retake the exam maximum five times per year. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam after 12 months from that date.In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Certifications have no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information on this exam?
You can find more information about the 70-646 here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-646.aspx
70-646 Course Includes Free Buy
Chapters 1 9
Practice Tests 1 5
Total Questions (inc. quizzes) 20 560
Interactive Quizzes 0 285
Final Test No Yes